What to Do If You Drop Your Cell Phone in Water
Cell phones and water donâ€™t mix. People know this, but the tragedy plays out regularly in a variety of scenarios. It could be a slip into the toilet, a tumble in the washing machine, an overly excited leap into the pool, or a beer-based lack of judgment.
Itâ€™s sometimes possible to save the electronic lifeline youâ€™ll pay $500 to replace, but step one is avoiding panic, because there are several â€œfixesâ€ that might make sense in the moment, but could do more harm than good. In the video below, Money Talks News founder Stacy Johnson â€“ who admits to dunking his own iPhone â€“ talks about what you can try to restore your soaked electronics. Read on for more.